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Daily Spelling Quiz #80

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radar
RAY-dawr  noun
acronym (radio detecting and ranging)
a radio wave system for locating an object (as a ship, airplane, or missile)


frolic
FRAW-lik  noun
<Dutch
to romp about and have fun


browbeat
BROU-beet  verb
<English + <English
to intimidate with harsh, stern looks and talk; to bully


enact
en-AKT  verb
<English
to make into law


echoed
EK-ohd  verb past tense
<Greek
resounded with sounds caused by reflections of sound waves


redundant
ruh-DUN-duhnt  adjective
<Latin
using more words than necessary; excess; superfluous


nefarious
nuh-FER-ee-uhs  adjective
<Latin
vicious; heinously or impiously wicked


frontispiece
FRUHN-tuhs-pees  noun
<French<Latin
an illustration preceding and usually opposite the title page of a book; also the page itself


hirtellous
huhr-TEL-uhs  adjective
<Latin
finely fuzzy with somewhat stiff hairs


syzygy
SIZ-uh-jee  noun
<Latin<Greek
the nearly straight line configuration of three celestial bodies (as the sun, moon and earth during a solar or lunar eclipse)